Blog: Trade in Live Dolphins
Our lawsuit to prevent the import from Russia of 18 wild-caught beluga whales was heard in court last week, but we fear wild orca imports from Russia may be next.
Join bestselling author Susan Casey and the Earth Island Dolphin Team at the Brower Center in Berkeley, for a special event and booksigning on Wednesday, Sept. 9th.
The lawsuit over importing 18 wild-caught beluga whales from Russia is coming to a climax.
At last, after many years of campaigning, the aquarium industry takes action to end the sourcing of captive live dolphins from the Taiji slaughter in Japan.
Japan's Prince Akishino, 2nd in line for the throne and President of JAZA, publicly endorsed JAZA's decision to end buying dolphins from the Taiji hunts.
There are two views of the dolphin issue in Japan, but one is growing stronger while the other is growing more desperate.
Taiji Mayor wants to keep killing and capturing dolphins in defiance of Japan Association of Zoos & Aquariums decision.
A huge victory for Save Japan Dolphins: JAZA votes to stop buying live dolphins from Taiji!